Nestlé Vietnam promotes the circular economy model (17/04/2023)
On April 13, the 2023 Sustainable Development Conference brought together experts and representatives of industry leaders in Vietnam. These included Binu Jacob, general director of Nestlé Vietnam, who shared his belief that environmental pollution and resource depletion are disrupting the natural regeneration cycle and causing climate change.

Permanent gov’t members work with HCM City on socio-economic development (17/04/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chaired a meeting between permanent Government members and the Standing Board of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee on April 16 to seek solutions to hindrances to local socio-economic development.

Vietnam remains favoured destination for global investors (17/04/2023)
Investors hold an optimistic view of the country’s start-up eco-system, according to the 2023 Vietnam Innovation and Tech Investment Report.

Australia to help Vietnam develop smart cities: forum (14/04/2023)
More than 70 executives from 42 technology companies participated in the Australia-Vietnam Tech Forum that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12.

Global minimum tax impact on Vietnam requires thorough assessment (14/04/2023)
The Government has requested the Ministry of Finance to evaluate the impact of a global minimum effective corporate tax on the nation’s budget revenue and foreign investment attraction, and on foreign investors.

PPP cooperation helps speed up digital transformation (14/04/2023)
The Public-Private Partnership cooperation is seen as an effective measure to speed up digital transformation and green growth in businesses and localities, said insiders.

Vietnamese banks draw foreign capital (14/04/2023)
No longer hot on the stock market, yet banking sector remains one of the priorities of foreign investors, with foreign ownership rate in many banks reaching the cap of 30% as regulated.

PM urges streamlining administrative procedures, paving way for transport projects (13/04/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked ministries, agencies and localities to work harder in order to pave way for transport projects, saying administrative procedures should be streamlined, while concluding a meeting of the State steering committee for national key transport projects in Hanoi on April 12.

Expert makes recommendations for stronger Vietnam - France economic links (13/04/2023)
A French expert has suggested some measures for strengthening economic links between Vietnam and France during a recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations (April 12) and 10 years of strategic partnership.

Foreign investors net sell 5 sessions in a row (13/04/2023)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped marginally to 1069.45 points Wednesday, with foreign investors net selling for the fifth straight session.

HCMC, Hanoi tumble in provincial competitiveness ranking (13/04/2023)
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City saw their Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) ranking tumble by 10 and 13 places respectively last year as investors expect more reforms in their business environment.

More robust trade mechanisms aid Australian ties (12/04/2023)
Vietnam and Australia are set to elevate their existing ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership, with deeper investment and trade flows thanks to various free trade agreements already taking effect.

Prime Minister chairs meeting to remove obstacles for national key transport projects (12/04/2023)
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on April 12 asked the State steering committee for national key transport projects to regularly review and inspect the projects so as to complete the heavy workload until 2026.

Vietnam, Germany offer mutual support at int’l forums: Ambassador (12/04/2023)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Vu Quang Minh held a working session with a delegation of interns from the German Foreign Ministry to discuss Vietnam’s foreign policies on April 11.

Vietnam remains favourite investment destination for European firms: Report (12/04/2023)
Precisely 36% of European firms ranked Vietnam either first, within their top three, or among their top five investment destinations on a global scale, according to the latest Business Climate Index (BCI) report released by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) and produced by Decision Lab on April 11.

ESG game changer for firms seeking customers and funds (11/04/2023)
In the era of growing environmental and social concerns, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards have emerged as a game-changer for firms seeking to improve their customer engagement and financial access.

Phat Dat named as Top 10 Real Estate Investor (11/04/2023)
Phat Dat (HSX: PDR) has just been named on the list of the 2023 Top 10 Real Estate Investors as announced by Vietnam Report on April 7.

Vietnam’s non-life insurance market continues to lure foreign capital (11/04/2023)
Viet Nam’s non-life insurance market has continued to attract foreign investors in the first months of this year.

VN-Index ends 3rd session in red (11/04/2023)
Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index dropped 0.41% to 1,065.35 points Monday in its third straight losing session.

Policies needed to boost production linkage, localisation rate: insiders (10/04/2023)
Policies are needed to boost the number of domestic enterprises participating in the supply chain of multinational companies, and a boost is necessary in the localisation rate of the processing and manufacturing industry, which now remain modest, insiders said.